Nov 24, 2012 4:30am PST
watching larry hagman. his j.r. ewing triumph is pure americana. i'll miss him. rest in peace, sir. a lot of monday femries coming in on twitter. an infamous j.r. sealed hype for dallas. south fork, he'll be remembered. >> this one from peter fonda. rest in peace, my dear, longtime friend and brother. you brought so much fun to everyone's life and so much family to me and my family, falls my heart. >> and scott baio tweeted larry hagman died. what a sweet kind soul. i was fortunate enough to meet him. what an icon heaven is receiving. >> j.r. ewing has died. garnered one of the greatest cliffhangers in tv history. you remember who shot j.r.? >> of course he's talking about that. >> an entire summer waiting for that show to come back. >> i didn't sleep that whole time. i was waiting, waiting, to know who did it. >> yeah, it was definitely the cliffhanger of that season, and one of the 300 million people who watched it that season-ender. >> yeah. it was -- he was it. i mean, he really was. but he will be missed. i know i'll certainly miss him as the "dallas"
Nov 24, 2012 4:00pm PST
earnings from all sources. >> reporter: remembered as j. r. ewing with the swagger and grit, he was one of the world's most famous actors, during the height of dallas's popularity. >> who shot jr? how many parodies were that of that. >> the evil side, machiavellian plotting... >> reporter: fellow cast members released statements. linda gray, who was his on screen wife was with him in his final moments, he was creative, generous, funny and loving and talented and there could have been no j. r. without him. >> he left a legacy of being a top-notch villain and had the little laugh and he was relentless in his pursuit, he was just j. r. >> but i do! >> harris: too distraught to face the cameras, was barbara eden, and she recalls the texas tornado, a whirlwind of big laughs, big smiles and unrestrained personality. >> harris: the come back of "dallas", a couple of seasons ago was so skeeuccessful and a season starts and i wonder how fans will handle his death and the story line. >> reporter: the writers are doing so, as well, harris, and "entertainment weekly" is reporting that he completed
Nov 25, 2012 3:00am PST
on the sidewalk of the hollywood walk of fame and to remember the man who was more than j.r. ewing. >> he was also very giving. he had several different programs he helped with, particularly the children in the arts and education. >> we thought it was a fitting tribute to pay our respects. we grew up. we remember the show, who shot j.r. and all that. it's sad. it's really sad. don't make me cry. >> we'll have much more on larry hagman later on in the hour. >>> in glendale, california, people no doubt got a little bit of a shock when they saw this. yes, take a look. you are seeing that right. it is a camel running past a gas station. the camel escaped from a circus performing nearby. >> i see like ten people run after this camel, all cars stop, complete chaos. i don't think that street has seen so much action. >> the circus handlers finally caught up with the camel and it's finally back under the big top. there's still no thought if it was looking for black friday deal. so many jokings, so little time. >>> even though no one won last night's jackpot, people in eight state won $1 million prizes. lis
Nov 24, 2012 3:00am PST
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a